Gossip of the Starlings by Nina de Gramont

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Published by Algonquin Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Social Classes,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12158666M
ISBN 101565125657
ISBN 109781565125650

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Nina de Gramont is the author of the acclaimed Meet Me at the River and Every Little Thing in the World as well as the story collection Of Cats and Men and the adult novel The Gossip of work has appeared in Redbook, Harvard Review, Nerve, and lives with her husband and daughter in coastal North Carolina.

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